Pronunciation: ( Fr. pē-kar'),[key] —n. 1. Au•guste Pronunciation: ( Fr. ō-gyst'),[key] 1884–1962, Swiss physicist, aeronaut, inventor, and deep-sea explorer: designer of bathyscaphes.
2. his sonJacques Pronunciation: (zhäk),[key] born 1922, Swiss oceanographer and bathyscaphe designer, born in Belgium.
3. Jean Fé•lix Pronunciation: (zhän fā-lēks'),[key] 1884–1963, U.S. chemist and aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland (brother of Auguste).